Ragada Pattice

Ragda Pattice are a typical Mumbai street food snack. Potato patties are topped with a white pea also known as ‘Vatana’ curry, garnished with date and Tamarind chutney, ‘sev’ or dried lentil vermicelli and chopped Coriander. This recipe however brings back very sad memories, we recorded and documented enough footage for three videos but because … Continue reading Ragada Pattice

Bombay Chicken

View my step-by-step video I don’t know why but lately I’ve been thinking about my college days a lot and one of those memories was definitely hanging out with friends and enjoying all of the culinary delights Bombay has to offer.  Of course one of them is the delectable Bombay Chicken. Bombay was officially changed to Mumbai … Continue reading Bombay Chicken

Kesar Peda

View my step-by-step video Indian sweets mark a celebration or festive occasion and I’m going to show you how easy it is to make one of the most popular sweets –  Kesar Peda. Like any recipe there are many different ways to making this and the end result is a fresh tasting fudge that you … Continue reading Kesar Peda

Jhinga Makhni – Shrimp cooked in a buttery curried gravy

View my step-by-step video Jhinga Makhani is a very popular Indian curry where Jhinga or Shrimp is cooked in a well balanced buttery gravy. I learned how to make this gravy from the very talented Sanjay Thumma of vahrehvah.com.  This base gravy is so delicious that you can use this to also make fish, crab … Continue reading Jhinga Makhni – Shrimp cooked in a buttery curried gravy

Prawn Masala

 View my step-by-step video instructions As long as I can remember, Prawn and Shrimp have been the center of our family’s menu. My father’s side of the family comes from Goa surrounded by beaches so seafood is always the protein of choice. My mom’s side are based in Mumbai, also on the coast and famous … Continue reading Prawn Masala

Bangalore Biriyani

View my step by step video Throughout my 18 years of married life, I’ve heard people rave about Bangalore Biriyani. During this period, I’ve learned how to cook, mastered the art and even competed in culinary competitions. I can make a pretty mean Biriyani myself, it took years of perfecting and tastes pretty good but … Continue reading Bangalore Biriyani

Pahadi kebab

View my step by step video I am so excited to bring you this recipe today. Pahadi kebabs are delicious nuggets of chicken marinated in mint, coriander, garlic and ginger and tenderized with hung yogurt. This is skewered and barbecued to delicious perfection. I first tried this in India when my dad ordered some Indian … Continue reading Pahadi kebab

Murgh Methi – Chicken Cooked in Fenugreek

View my step by step video What fascinates me about Fenugreek (Methi in Hindi), is that the seeds are considered a spice, the leaves are considered a vegetable and when the leaves are dried, they are considered a spice! Inspired by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s recipe, Chicken is simmered in a delicious blend of three states … Continue reading Murgh Methi – Chicken Cooked in Fenugreek

Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Watch my step by step video   I recently flew from Mumbai to Dubai on Emirates Airlines and I was served this delicious Mushroom and Chickpea curry. I researched it when I returned home and learned that it is also known as Dhingri Chole. I loved the earthy taste and the combination of mushroom and … Continue reading Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole